How to Connect a Laptop to Bluetooth Speakers

Do you want to connect a laptop to Bluetooth speakers, but you do not know how? Or have you tried to connect to Bluetooth speakers and did not succeed? Go through the steps mentioned below so that you can easily connect your laptop to Bluetooth speakers.

Steps to Pair a Laptop to Bluetooth Speakers on Windows PC

•    First, you need to enable the Bluetooth speaker. Tap the Bluetooth speaker to enable it.

•    The procedure for enabling the Bluetooth speaker will be different as per the laptop models.

•    Go through the speaker guide book in case you do not know how to enable the Bluetooth speaker.

•    In case the Bluetooth speaker have to be paired to the power socket also, then you have to ensure that the speaker should be plugged in before paring it.

•    Check that the Bluetooth speaker should be kept close to the laptop before you start connecting both the devices.

•    Go to the system Start menu. Press on the Windows symbol located in the end left-hand side of the display.

•    Press on the Settings option. You will get this option in the extreme left-hand column of the Start menu.

•    Press on the Devices option. It is located near the upper side of the Settings webpage.

•    Tap on the Bluetooth and other devices button. It is located on the left-hand column of the Devices webpage.

•    Enable the Bluetooth speaker. Press on the “Off” button under the “Bluetooth” header near the upper side of the webpage to enable the Bluetooth speaker.

•    In case you get the “On” option below the Bluetooth header, then this means Bluetooth speakers is already turned on.

•    Tap on the Bluetooth speaker “Pair” option. Now the speakers start finding the nearest Bluetooth connection so that it can pair to it. All this procedure depend on the laptop models which you wish to use to connect to the Bluetooth speaker.

•    Tap on the Add Bluetooth or other device option. You will find this option on the upper side of the webpage.

•    Press on the Bluetooth button. You will get this button at the top side which is given in the Add a Device screen.

•    Tap on the title of the Bluetooth speaker. You will get the title of the Bluetooth speaker on the screen after a few minutes. You need to press on the Bluetooth speaker title and choose it. The Bluetooth speaker title includes model and brand number.

•    Tap on the Pair button. It is located in the end right-hand column of the Bluetooth speaker title given in the screen. By clicking on that button, it will start connecting the laptop to the Bluetooth speaker.

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to remove and recover photos or videos from Photos on Mac

Whether you want to free up storage, cut out your bad shots, remove the duplicates, or eliminate unnecessary photos, Photos in Mac make this effortless. You can delete a single or many images as well as videos. However, you can recover your deleted photos and videos within 30 days of deleting. After that, they will be erased permanently.

Whether you want to delete your photos or videos or want to recover them. Here is how to delete and recover photos from Photos on Mac.

How to delete photos from Photos on Mac

You can delete a single picture to a number of pictures at once. Just select the photos you want to delete.

Different ways to select photos and videos:

•    Click on a picture or video to select single.

•    Or else, click on the first picture or video and then ‘Shift + click’ on the last one to select a range of items.

•    To select random pictures or videos, press ‘Command’ and click the items to select.

Steps to delete photos and videos:

1.    Open the ‘Photos’ app.

2.    Select the ‘Photos and videos,’ you want to remove.

3.    Then, right-click any picture, shift + click for a bunch, or hit ‘Delete.’

4.    Select ‘Delete’ and confirm when asked.

You can also use ‘Command + Delete’ to delete directly without confirmation.

The pictures and videos will remove from your Mac as well as from all iCloud Photo Library enabled device.

How to delete an album from photos on Mac

Instead of deleting photos or videos by selecting, you can also delete a complete collection to remove them all.

Steps to delete a complete album:

1.    Open the ‘Photos’ app.

2.    Click to select the album you want to delete.

3.    Then, right click on an album or hit ‘Delete.’

5.    Select ‘Delete’ and confirm when asked.

You can also use ‘Command + Delete’ to delete directly without confirmation.

The album will be removed from all of your devices.

How to recover your deleted photos and videos from Photos on Mac

You have 30 days to restore the items from the day you had deleted them. If you’ve deleted a photo or video by mistake, then you can get them back, but before 30 days after that, you can’t.

Steps to restore deleted photos and videos:

1.    Open the ‘Photos’ app.

2.    Click on ‘Recently Delete’ at the left sidebar.

3.    Click to select the photos or videos you want to restore.

4.    Then click on ‘Recover’ button near the upper right corner.

The item has been restored, you can check in your Photos Library.

How to delete photos and videos permanently from Photos on Mac

If you want to remove any photos or videos permanently from your device, also from “Recently Delete” before 30 days then here is how to do this.

Steps to delete photos and videos permanently:

1.    Open the ‘Photos’ app.

2.    Click on ‘Recently Delete’ at the left sidebar.

3.    Click to select the photos or videos you want to delete permanently.

4.    Then click on the ‘Delete’ button near the upper right corner.

5.    Confirm when asked.

That’s it! The selected items will be removed permanently. Keep in Mind, once a photo or video deletes permanently, you can’t get them back.

Becky Losby is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to use the News+ service of Apple News app

News+ is the subscription service that Apple has added to the News app. The service is available for free only for one month trial. News+ subscription provides you content from premium newspapers and more than 300+ magazines. Do not get confused, you can still use the News app for free and get your personalized and top news for free. If you’re interested in the new News+ service, then gets its subscription, and it also works Family Sharing. You can use the subscription with up to six members without paying any additional charge. Here is how to use the New+ on Apple News app.

How to open and read articles and magazines

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Open the ‘News+’ tab.

3.    Browse through the catalog to find a magazine to read.

4.    You can also open ‘My Magazines/Favorites’ to read a magazine from there.

5.    Tap the ‘Headline’ of the magazine you’re interested in.

6.    If the magazine is in PDF view, tap the ‘Thumbnail’ on its cover to open the magazine.

7.    Under “My Magazines/Favorites,” you’ll get articles.

8.    Choose the article you want to read, tap on it to open.

How to save articles

Save the interesting articles to read them later with the below steps.

1.     Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Open the article you want to read later.

3.    Tap the ‘Share’ icon at the top-right side of the article.

4.    On the prompted share menu, scroll to the bottom.

5.    Tap the ‘Save’ icon to save the article.

The article will add to the saved stories. Now, whenever you want you can read your saved article.

How to open your saved articles

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Click on the ‘Following’ tab at the bottom.

3.    Scroll to the bottom, and tap on ‘Saved Stories.’

Your saved articles in on your screen, select the one you want to read.

How to share articles and magazines

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Open the ‘News+’ tab.

3.    Scroll through the Featured articles to get an interesting to read and share.

4.    You can also find a magazine or article, with the above guidelines.

5.    Tap on an ‘Article’ to open and read it.

6.    Tap the ‘Share’ icon at the top-right side of the article, if you want to share it.

7.    On the prompted option, find the app with which you want to share the article.

8.    Tap on an ‘App’ to select for sharing your article.

Now, select a person to share and send.

How to add magazines to favorites

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Open the ‘News+’ tab.

3.    Browse through the catalog to find interesting magazines.

4.    Tap on the ‘Magazine or Content,’ you like.

5.    Tap on ‘Magazine name’ at the top to open its profile page.

6.    Tap the ‘Heart’ icon to add magazines to the favorites.

The magazine will add to your favorites. You can also search for a magazine to add it to your favorites. Here is how to add magazines directly to the favorites.

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Click on the ‘Following’ tab at the bottom.

3.    Open the ‘Search’ bar.

4.    Search for the magazine, you are looking for.

5.    Select the ‘Magazine’ you want to add to favorites.

6.    Tap the ‘Heart’ icon next to the name.

Alternatively, you can open the magazine, go to its profile page, and add them to your favorites.

How to view your magazines

After adding the magazines to your favorites, you can easily and quickly open and see them when you want. Here is how to access “My Magazines.”

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Open the ‘News+’ tab.

3.    Under the Categories, find ‘My Magazines.’

4.    In the My Magazines section, tap ‘See all’ option.

All of your favorite magazines are on the screen.

How to view and delete News app history

1.    Open the ‘News’ app.

2.    Click on the ‘Following’ tab at the bottom.

3.    Scroll to the bottom, and tap on ‘History.’

4.    Tap ‘Clear’ at the top-right corner.

5.    On the prompt, select your choice.

That’s it!

Dave Hogan is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. He writes about the latest updates regarding McAfee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. His articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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How to use Google Maps Timeline on iPhone and iPad

With the Google Maps Timeline, you can view your Location History details. You can view the places you have visited, distance, and other information in the location History. In your Google Maps Timeline, not only you can view location history but also edit entries, delete information or all of the location History data. Although your Google Maps Timeline is private and no one can see it except you. If you also want to create and use Google Maps Timeline, then here is how to create and manage your Google Maps Timeline on your iPhone and iPad.

How to create a Google Maps Timeline

To create the Timeline, you will have to turn on location services and history. Enabling location history will record the places you have visited with your account linked device. Also remember, enabling location services on the iPhone or iPad share the location information with the apps you’re using.

Steps to create a Timeline:

1.    Launch the ‘Google Maps’ app on your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Click on the ‘Hamburger’ icon.

3.    Click on ‘Settings.’

4.    Click on ‘Personal content.’

5.    Go down to ‘Location settings.’

6.    Ensure that ‘Location services’ is enabled.

If it the “Location Services” is not enabled, then turn it on.

Steps to turn on Location Services:

•    Click on ‘Location Services not set to always.’

•    Click on ‘Location.’

•    And select ‘Always.’

How to view your travels

1.    Launch the ‘Google Maps’ app on your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Click on the ‘Hamburger’ icon.

3.    Click on ‘Timeline.’

4.    To change day or month, click ‘Show calendar.’

5.    Swipe right or left.

6.    Select a day.

How to enable or pause Location History

Once you turned on location history, Google starts recording your location data including the places into your Google account, even when you’re not using the Google Maps. If you want to pause or turn on the location history, check the below steps.

1.    Launch the ‘Google Maps’ app on your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Click on the ‘Hamburger’ icon.

3.    Click on ‘Timeline.’

4.    Click on ‘Settings.’

5.    Click on ‘Enable/Pause Location History.’

How to delete a day from Location History (Timeline)

Keep in mind, once you delete information from your Google Maps Timeline, it will delete permanently. The info you delete will get removed from your location history, and you won’t see it again. If any other settings are enabled then maybe you’ll find the deleted information there.

1.    Launch the ‘Google Maps’ app on your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Click on the ‘Hamburger’ icon.

3.    Click on ‘Timeline.’

4.    To select the day you want to delete, click ‘Show calendar.’

5.    Swipe right or left.

6.    Select the day you want to delete the information of.

7.    Click on ‘More (…)’ icon.

8.    And click ‘Delete the day.’

How to delete complete Location History (Timeline)

Remember the information you delete will remove permanently.

1.    Launch the ‘Google Maps’ app on your iPhone or iPad.

2.    Click on the ‘Hamburger’ icon.

3.    Click on ‘Timeline.’

4.    Click on ‘More (…)’ icon.

5.    Click on ‘Settings.’

6.    Go down to ‘Location settings.’

To delete location history for some days:

•    Click on ‘Delete History range.’

•    Select the range.

•    And ‘Delete.’

To delete the entire Location History:

•    Click on ‘Delete all History.’

•    Confirm your action.

That’s it!

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

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How to use the Maps app and its feature on your iOS device

Get the directions for your travels with the Maps app on your iPhone, iPod, or iPad. The app also gives you real-time traffic information so that you can plan your route or travel. There are many great and useful features, you get with the Maps apps. Discover new places with detailed information, save locations, and more. Here is the ultimate guide to using the Maps app.

How to add your frequent places

Just like your home or work, you can add frequent locations to your app.

To add locations:

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click the (i) icon at the upper-right corner.

3.    Select ‘Report an issue.’

4.    Select ‘Work or Home’ and find the address.

5.    Select ‘Add an Address or Place’ and enter the address. You can select a recent location.

6.    Click the ‘Add’ option.

7.    Click the ‘Back’ button when you’re done.

How to get the directions on the Maps app

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click search bar and enter the destination.

3.    Click ‘Direction.’

4.    Select ‘Walk, Ride, Drive, or Transit.’

5.    You’ll see the fastest route on your screen.

6.    Select the route you wish.

7.    Click ‘Go’ to start navigation.

8.    Click on the ‘Overview’ option on the banner to view an overview of the route.

9.    Click ‘End’ in the lower-right corner to stop navigation.

10.    And click ‘End Route.’

You can also use Siri to stop navigation if you have turned on Hands-Free. Just ask Siri to “Stop Navigating.”

Tips: To avoid tolls and highways:

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Go to ‘Settings.’

3.    Select ‘Maps.’

4.    Select ‘Driving & Navigation.’

5.    Click the slider switch of Tolls or Highways.

How to use Route Card and find the nearby places while driving

With the Route Card, you can find nearby places like restaurants, gas station and more. While traveling, this feature is advantageous.

1.    While navigating, click the ‘More’ icon.

2.    Select your option, like restaurants or Gas stations.

3.    You will see the nearby places on your screen.

4.    Click ‘Go’ to detour your route.

5.    Click Blue banner to start navigation.

Tips: To get the turn by turn directions detail.

•    While navigating, swipe up the menu.

•    Click ‘Details.’

•    Adjust the voice settings of navigation.

How to add a transit line to Favorites

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click the (i) icon at the upper-right corner.

3.    Select ‘Transit.’

4.    Zoom the transit line.

5.    Click the ‘number or name’ of the line/station.

6.    Go down on the detail card.

7.    Click ‘Add to Favorites.’

Tips: To find the Transit:

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click search bar and enter the destination.

3.    Click ‘Direction.’

How to find nearby places on the Maps app

With the Nearby feature, you can search places nearby to your location like Shopping, Food, Drinks, Fun, health, transports related places.

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click on the ‘Search bar’ to view categories.

3.    Choose a category.

4.    Choose a place.

5.    Click ‘Directions.’

6.    Then click ‘Go.’

How to add a place to your favorites

1.    Select the place you want to add to your favorite.

2.    Scroll down and click on ‘Favorite.’

The place will be added to your favorite places. You can also share and remove it when you want.

Steps to edit, share, or remove a place from favorites:

1.    Open the ‘Maps’ on your iOS device.

2.    Click on the ‘Search bar.’

3.    Scroll down and click on ‘Favorites.’

4.    Select a favorite you want to share or delete.

5.    Swipe left the favorite to view options.

6.    Select ‘Share or Remove.’

That’s it! Use the Maps app on your phone and make your journey simple.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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7 Best Lightweight Web Browsers for Linux

Web Browsers give us access to enter the world of internet.  They have evolved with the passing time and made our lives much more comfortable since inception. You can find various advance web browsers that will let you access everything on the internet correctly. But when it comes to using a Web Browser in a Linux computer, lightweight browsers are the best solution mainly if you use an old desktop computer or laptop with low-end configuration. Popular browsers such as Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are not that lightweight, which make them not ideal for Linux users. If you wish to know about the best Linux lightweight web browser, the list is given below.

Here are the best lightweight browsers for Linux:

1. Falkon

Falkon, which is known by its former name QupZilla, comes as a free open-source web browser. KDE developed this lightweight browser for educational purposes only initially but turned it into a feature-rich browser later on. This web browser for Linux is built with the help of C++  as well as the Qt framework. It features a couple of built-in extensions as well. You can use this lightweight web browser on other platforms such as Windows and Mac also.

2. Midori

Midori was first available for users on 16 December 2017 and has won the trust of a large number of people since then. It is yet another decent free and lightweight open source web browser. You can use this lightweight web browser as the default browser in your Linux computer. The Midori browser offers plenty of other great features, which users badly needed, such as private browsing, tabs management, bookmark management, support to HTML5 and more. It doesn’t consume RAM as other browsers do, which make it stand apart from the rest.

3. Otter Browser

The Otter Browser also uses the Qt framework and is a perfect lightweight browser for Linux and even Windows and Mac users. It is almost the same as Falkon web browser as the otter browser uses the same Qt WebEngine. Other great features of this browser include speed dial, password manager, mouse gestures, bookmarks, spell checking, and more.

4. GNOME Web

If you desire a simple and clean web browser for your Linux computer, GNOME lightweight browser is the perfect solution for you. It was formerly known as Epiphany and initially had the Gecko layout engine but switched to WebKitGTK+ later. This open source, a free web browser is only available for Linux OS.

5. NetSurf

Developed in C language, the Netsurf web browser is being offered as an open source, free browser for Linux operating system. The size of this lightweight browser in only 6MB, which makes it ideal for low-end PCs with Linux OS. However, it doesn’t support Javascript completely till now but might help in the coming time. The NetSurf browser was created for RISC OS initially but rolled out for various platforms after few times including Linux, MacOS, and more. Its impressive features make it perfect for old and low-end PCs.

6. Lynx

If you are looking for a browser that only displays the text to you, you can go with the Lynx text-only web browser. It shows website information without graphics and is one of lightest browsers till date. You can easily use this text-only web browser in any of the Linux based computers.

7. qutebrowser

qutebrowser is an ideal lightweight browser, which is based on PyQt5 and Python. It is made especially for Linux, MacOS, and Windows operating system. You can quickly get this lightweight browser from Github.

Conclusion

Linux is a unique and exciting operating system. It is necessary to have a lightweight web browser if you use Linux of a low-end computer. This blog provides you the list of the best lightweight Linux web browsers for using.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

Source: Web Browsers for Linux

5 Best Add-ons and Accessories for Google Home

To add more versatility to your Google’s smart speakers, you can choose various third-party gadgets. They add more value to the Google Home smart speaker and the Google Home Mini and make the user experience better than ever. Have a look at these budget gadgets given below, which are destined to make your existing smart speakers more efficient.

1. Google Home Mini Outlet Wall Mount by Mount Genie

Mount Genie brings you Google Home Mini Outlet Wall Mount that is specially made to attach your speaker to the wall directly. You don’t have to worry about its damage by placing anywhere with this ideal wall mount. It comes at a very less price and is a great space-saving solution for you. Use this wall mount in any room of your house and add more charm to the whole set. Its installation can be done in seconds according to the provider.

2. JOT Portable Battery Case

The JOT Portable Battery Case is made for Google Home Mini. It allows you to use your smart speaker anywhere you want. The build quality of this battery case is outstanding, which assures long-lasting value. Installing the JOT Portable Battery Case is very as well. It features four LED lights on its body that lets you know the battery level. You will have to charge this battery case for around three hours to fully charge it and then can use for almost eight hours.

3. Ninety7 Loft Battery Base for Google Home

The Loft Portable Battery Base by Ninety7 offers cord-free power up to 10 hours with the help of integrated Lithium-Ion battery. Its beautiful design and metal grill finish will conquer the hearts of your visitors at home. You need to remove Google’s base and adjust the Loft base in the same place for using. The total charge time of this battery base is around four hours. Take your Google Home easily around – within the range of Wi-Fi – with the Loft Battery Base.

4. Dot Genie Google Home Mini Backpack

Another great option to attach the Google Home Mini to a wall is through the Dot Genie Google Home Mini Backpack. It is being offered by Mount Genie, which has already won the trust of a large number of users through outstanding products. You can choose the desired color option among the available once accordingly while purchasing. Though, you can insert the Backpack only inside three-prong outlets.

5. Mount Genie Google Home Mini Pedestal

Showcase your Google Home Mini in the best way possible with the Mount Genie Google Home Mini Pedestal. It uplifts your smart speaker off a flat surface and highlights colorful Google lights perfectly. The pedestal comes to users with different colors options such as white, silver, and charcoal. You can choose the one you love according to your choice and home settings. It has a rubber bottom, which ensures no slipping or vibration while using.

So, these are the best gadgets that you can use with your Google’s smart speakers. Choose the ideal from the list and keep your home organized.

Conclusion

Google’s smart speakers make our lives more exciting and accessible. It is our equal responsibility to take care of them in a perfect manner. This blog offers you the list of best new gadgets that you can use with Google’s smart speaker.

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

Source: Accessories for Google Home

7 Best Chrome Extensions Available for Gmail

Google Chrome recently completed ten years and still is one of the best browsers in the market. The extensions featured in the Chrome browsers enhance the internet browsing experience and makes you more productive in your day-to-day life. If you regularly use Gmail in the browser, there are plenty of dedicated Gmail extensions that will be best for you. It doesn’t matter whether you use Google Chrome in Windows, Mac, or any other device, you can use the extensions perfectly same everywhere. You get the option to access Gmail on any browser, but the combination of Gmail and Chrome is the ultimate one.

Here are the best Gmail extensions for you:

1. Checker Plus for Gmail

If you desire to get instant notifications of your Gmail account on your browser without opening the Gmail tab, the Checker Plus for Gmail is the best solution for you. It comes as one of the best and renowned Gmail extensions with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5. You can manage your emails efficiently with the use of this Gmail extension. Once you get this extension installed in your browser, a red mail icon will be added next to the address bar. The recent update of this extension features the support of Google Calendar also, for managing your regular events properly.

2. Dropbox for Gmail

Make the most out of Dropbox and  Gmail with the Dropbox for Gmail extension in the Google Chrome. It allows you to preview as well as send desire file or even link through your Dropbox account. This extension is destined to make things easier for you if you share and review regular files with the use of email. You can even save inbox space and share large size files in the best way possible through this Dropbox extension. Get the Dropbox for Gmail extension in your Chrome browser today!

3. Mailtrack

Mailtrack lets you know when and how many times your sent mail was opened. It shows a green double-checkmark when the other side sees the message. If you wish to remove the “Sent with Mailtrack” mark that goes ahead with the sent message, you will have to pay a dedicated amount fo the same. This extension is available for various browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Opera, and even Microsoft Edge. Use this free email tracker for Gmail in your favorite browser.

4. Simple Gmail Notes

Simple Gmail Notes extension is all about putting notes with your Gmail messages. Though, only you can access the written summary. It can be used on both Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Your Google Drive that associated with your Gmail account stores the written notes. Hence, you can access those notes from anywhere and share them wherever you want.

5. Rename Email Subjects

Write the perfect subject line in your received email with the Rename Email Subjects extension. It is best for the ones who like to keep their email organized to see them later easily. The sender won’t even know that you changed the name of the mail that he or she sent. Once you change the subject line, you can easily search the email later on. You can add this free extension easily on your Chrome browser.

6. WiseStamp

The WiseStamp extension lets you easily promote your brand with every email that you send. You can share quotes, add a decent log, and overall make your email signature more exciting with the use of this Chrome extension. It is very easy to set up and use this extension in your browser. Its premium version makes it better and allows additional signatures. Use this extension with any of your email account even on Yahoo mail, Apple Mail, Outlook, etc.

7. Giphy for Gmail

GIF makes the conversation more lively and exciting. Add new GIF with your email and add more value to them with the Giphy for Gmail extension. You can search for the ideal GIF and add it to your email quickly.

Get these Gmail extensions in your Chrome browser from the Chrome web store today and make life easy!

Lucia Mandela is a self-professed security expert; she has been making the people aware of the security threats. Has passion is to write about Cyber security, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. She writes for Norton security products at norton.com/setup.

Source: Chrome Extensions for Gmail

10 Best Ways To Improve iPod Touch Battery Life

People feel very annoyed at the time they are in the middle of the most exciting part of a movie, and their iPod touch battery gets over.

It is a fact that iPod touch has a beautiful battery life, but a couple of people who use an iPod touch on a high note might finish the battery of their iPod quickly. If you are also among one of them, then this blog is perfect for you.

Best 10 ways for improving battery life on iPod Touch

1.Disabling background application refresh

  1. Firstly, go to settings.
  2. Then, click on General.
  3. After that, press on Background App Refresh.
  4. Lastly, you will be able to turn off the feature entirely or turning it off for some applications is also possible.

2.Disabling auto-updating for applications

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press the iTunes and App Store.
  3. After that, search the Automatic Downloads part.
  4. Lastly, move the Updates slider to off.

3.Disabling motion and animations

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on General.
  3. After that, click on Accessibility.
  4. Next, press on Reduce Motion.
  5. Lastly, move the Reduce Motion slider to green.

4.Keep Bluetooth off when not in use

  1. Firstly, go to the Control Center.
  2. Then, click on the Bluetooth option for making it grayed.

Note: For turning it on you only need to click on the Bluetooth for one more time.

5.The time you are not using Wi-Fi prefer keeping it disabled

  1. Firstly, go to the Control Center.
  2. Then, click on the Wi-Fi option for switching it off.

Note: For turning it on you only need to tap the Wi-Fi option one more.

6.Decrease the screen brightness

  1. Firstly go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Display and Brightness.
  3. Lastly, move the slider towards the left for making the display a bit dull.

7. Turn off automatic upload for iCloud

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Photos.
  3. Next, move the toggle of iCloud Photos to leftwards.
  4. Lastly, move the toggle of My Photo Stream to leftwards.

8.Turn off the push data

  1. Firstly, go to Settings.
  2. Then, press on Passwords and Accounts.
  3. After that, press on Fetch New Data.
  4. Lastly, move the toggle of Push to leftwards.

Lucia Mandela is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Lucia has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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10 Best Apps For Fixing Blurred Pictures

Don’t miss out the best part of the picture at any cost

One of the most annoying parts of capturing any picture is that the best part becomes blurred. You can get the blurred part fixed by using any of the below-mentioned applications correctly.

  1. SmartDeblur

It is simple to use and can make your work done quickly. It has a button that immediately goes back to the original image that can help to do comparisons between the two images. This application is present for Windows as well as for Mac users. It users majorly does not like two thing-

  • They need to buy the Pro version for removing the watermarks.
  • It is not available for Android users.
  • Focus Magic

It has lifetime upgrades that are entirely free of cost. And it is also simple to use because of which the users find it user-friendly. For doing more complex editing, you need some other application rather than this one.

  • PhotoLemur

This application has many features on it. For instance, it has options for light correction. It can enhance plenty of pictures. You need to enter your mail ID for installing it free of cost.

  • PaintShop Pro

This application also has many features. It doesn’t require any monthly subscription. It is available for Windows users.

  • Adobe Photoshop

It has a lot of features, but at the same time, you can’t neglect the fact that it is a bit expensive. The users keep complaining about its complicated interface. It can be downloaded on Windows and Mac OS.

  • Adobe Lightroom

You may notice that after using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, you shall get to know that the interface of Adobe Lightroom more simple than Photoshop. Luckily, it is cheaper than Photoshop.

It is available for the following users-

  • Windows
  • MacOS
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Adobe Photoshop Express

This application makes editing work easy than other apps. It has many features such as it can help in creating memes and adding graphics etc. The only thing that it lacks in that it is not present on many platforms.

  • Adobe Photoshop Fix

It has a remarkable feature of saving the Lightroom collections. And pictures can be kept on it on the Photoshop (PSD) format. It is available for Android and iOS users.

  • VSCO (Visual Supply Company)

It has a feature in which the users can share their posts on social media. The blurred part of the image can be tweaked easily in this application.

  • 10. Afterlight

With this simplistic and basic app, you can easily fix the blurred image. The user interface of this app is very intuitive.

Lucia Mandela is a creative person who has been writing blogs and articles about cyber security. She writes about the latest updates regarding mcafee.com/activate and how it can improve the work experience of users. Her articles have been published in many popular e-magazines, blogs and websites.

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